pokettomonstua

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I have a hard time choosing to get 4gb or 8gb ram?
does it make a big difference? do i really need 8gb for this build?

things im getting for comp:
amd x4 965
Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3 AMD970 ATX AM3+
msi hd6870
corsair hx650
samsung f3 spinpoint
antec 900
 

beenthere

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No it does not make a lot of difference at all. If you use large apps like video editing, CAD, large spreadsheets, etc. then 8 GB. may be of more value for a 64-bit O/S but as far as system performance you won't be able to tell any difference in normal use or games.